Nuclear Regulatory Commission June 2017 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Revision of Fee Schedules; Fee Recovery for Fiscal Year 2017
Document Number: 2017-13520
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-06-30
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is amending the licensing, inspection, special project, and annual fees charged to its applicants and licensees. These amendments are necessary to implement the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1990 as amended (OBRA-90), which requires the NRC to recover approximately 90 percent of its annual budget through fees.
AREVA, Inc.; Consideration of Approval of Transfer of License
Document Number: 2017-13646
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-29
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) received and is considering approval of an application filed by AREVA, Inc. on April 14, 2017. The application seeks NRC approval of the indirect transfer of Material License SNM-1227; Import License IW009; and Export Licenses XSNM3471, XSNM3551, XSNM3697, XSNM3747, XSOU8833, and XCOM1202, for the Richland, Washington Fuel Manufacturing Facility from AREVA SA, the current parent company of the license holder, to Electricite de France SA (EDF).
Information Collection: NRC Form 749, “Manual License Verification Report”
Document Number: 2017-13614
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-29
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) invites public comment on the renewal of Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval for an existing collection of information. The information collection is titled NRC Form 749, ``Manual License Verification Report.''
Entergy Operations, Inc.; River Bend Station, Unit 1
Document Number: 2017-13518
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-28
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has received an application for the renewal of operating license NPF-47, which authorizes Entergy Operations, Inc. (the applicant) to operate River Bend Station, Unit 1 (RBS). The renewed license would authorize the applicant to operate RBS for an additional 20-year period beyond the period specified in the current license. The current operating license for RBS expires at midnight on August 29, 2025.
Exelon Generation Company, LLC; R.E. Ginna Nuclear Power Plant; Use of Optimized ZIRLOTM
Document Number: 2017-13517
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-28
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is issuing an exemption in response to an August 22, 2016, request from Exelon Generation Company, LLC (Exelon) in order to use Optimized ZIRLOTM Fuel Rod Cladding at the R.E. Ginna Nuclear Power Plant (Ginna).
List of Approved Spent Fuel Storage Casks: Holtec International HI-STORM Flood/Wind Multipurpose Canister Storage System, Certificate of Compliance No. 1032, Amendment No. 3
Document Number: 2017-13514
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-06-28
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is amending its spent fuel storage regulations by revising the Holtec International (Holtec) HI-STORM Flood/Wind (FW) Multipurpose Canister (MPC) Storage System listing within the ``List of Approved Spent Fuel Storage Casks'' to include Amendment No. 3 to Certificate of Compliance (CoC) No. 1032. Amendment No. 3 revises authorized contents to allow burnup credit for fuel types in the MPC-37 and revises CoC Condition 8, which has been previously incorporated in Amendment No. 2 to CoC No. 1032.
List of Approved Spent Fuel Storage Casks: Holtec International HI-STORM Flood/Wind Multipurpose Canister Storage System, Certificate of Compliance No. 1032, Amendment No. 3
Document Number: 2017-13513
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2017-06-28
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is proposing to amend its spent fuel storage regulations by revising the Holtec International (Holtec) HI-STORM Flood/Wind (FW) Multipurpose Canister (MPC) Storage System listing within the ``List of Approved Spent Fuel Storage Casks'' to include Amendment No. 3 to Certificate of Compliance (CoC) No. 1032. Amendment No. 3 revises authorized contents to allow burnup credit for fuel types in the MPC-37 and revises CoC Condition 8, which has been previously incorporated in Amendment No. 2 to CoC No. 1032.
Information Collection: Collection of Operator Simulator Training Data
Document Number: 2017-13335
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-27
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) invites public comment on this proposed collection of information. The information collection is entitled, ``Collection of Operator Simulator Training Data.''
Information Collection: NRC Form 354, Data Report on Spouse
Document Number: 2017-13334
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-27
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) invites public comment on the renewal of Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval for an existing collection of information. The information collection is entitled, ``NRC Form 354, Data Report on Spouse.''
Dedication of Commercial-Grade Items for Use in Nuclear Power Plants
Document Number: 2017-13161
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-27
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is issuing Revision 0 to Regulatory Guide (RG) 1.164, ``Dedication of Commercial- Grade Items for Use in Nuclear Power Plants'' This RG provides new guidance that describes methods that the NRC staff considers acceptable in meeting regulatory requirements for dedication of commercial-grade items used in nuclear power plants.
Sunshine Act Meeting Notice
Document Number: 2017-13372
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-26
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Information Collection: Design Information Questionnaire-IAEA N-71 and Associated Forms N-72, N-73, N-74, N-75, N-76, N-77, N-91, N-92, N-93, and N-94
Document Number: 2017-13316
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-26
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has recently submitted a request for renewal of an existing collection of information to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review. The information collection is entitled, ``Design Information QuestionnaireIAEA N-71 and Associated Forms N-72, N-73, N-74, N-75, N-76, N-77, N-91, N-92, N-93, and N-94.''
Exelon Generation Company, LLC; Three Mile Island Nuclear Station, Units 1 and 2
Document Number: 2017-13053
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-22
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is considering issuance of an amendment to Renewed Facility Operating License No. DPR- 50 held by Exelon Generation Company, LLC (Exelon, the licensee) for the operation of Three Mile Island Nuclear Station (TMI), Units 1 and 2, located in Dauphin County, Pennsylvania. The proposed amendment would allow for changes to TMI's Radiological Emergency Plan Annex staffing levels to align with Exelon's standard fleet Emergency Response Organization (ERO) framework. In accordance with the Possession-Only License No. DPR-73 Post-Defueling Monitored Storage Safety Analysis Report for TMI, Unit 2, the emergency plan for Unit 1 is considered to encompass Unit 2. Therefore, an amendment to the Unit 2 license is not required. The NRC is issuing an environmental assessment (EA) and finding of no significant impact (FONSI) associated with the proposed license amendment.
Browns Ferry Nuclear Plant, Units 1, 2, and 3
Document Number: 2017-13052
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-22
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has granted the request of the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA, the licensee) to withdraw its license amendment request (LAR) dated September 16, 2015, as supplemented by letters dated April 15, April 29, May 11, May 25, June 16, August 24, and September 15, 2016, for a proposed amendment to Renewed Facility Operating License (RFOL) Nos. DPR-33, DPR-52, and DPR- 68, for the Browns Ferry Nuclear Plant (BFN), Units 1, 2, and 3. The proposed amendment would have revised the BFN, Units 1 and 2 Technical Specifications (TSs) by adding a new specification governing the safety functions for the emergency core cooling system preferred pump logic, common accident signal logic, and the unit priority re-trip logic. In addition, the LAR relocated the BFN, Unit 3, requirements for common accident signal logic and unit priority re-trip logic to a new specification governing the safety functions for the common accident signal logic and the unit priority re-trip logic for consistency with the changes to the BFN, Units 1 and 2, TSs.
Advisory Committee on the Medical Uses of Isotopes: Call for Nominations
Document Number: 2017-13038
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-22
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is advertising for nominations for the positions of Agreement State representative, nuclear medicine physicist, and Health Care Administrator on the Advisory Committee on the Medical Uses of Isotopes (ACMUI).
Information Collection: Licenses for Radiography and Radiation Safety Requirements for Radiographic Operations
Document Number: 2017-13011
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-22
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) invites public comment on the renewal of Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval for an existing collection of information. The information collection is titled ``Licenses for Radiography and Radiation Safety Requirements for Radiographic Operations.''
In the Matter of Tilden Mining, L.C.
Document Number: 2017-13000
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-22
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is issuing a Confirmatory Order to Tilden Mining Company, L.C. (Tilden Mining) as a result of an agreement reached during an Alternative Dispute Resolution mediation session conducted on May 8, 2017. The mediation session was conducted to reach agreement on the corrective actions to be implemented by Tilden Mining in response to apparent violations involving the failure to implement a security program in accordance with NRC requirements. The Confirmatory Order documents the corrective action commitments made by Tilden Mining and is effective on July 14, 2017.
Information Collection: Material Control and Accounting of Special Nuclear Material
Document Number: 2017-12917
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-21
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) invites public comment on the renewal of Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval for an existing collection of information. The information collection is entitled, ``Material Control and Accounting of Special Nuclear Material.''
Information Collection: Grant and Cooperative Agreement Provisions
Document Number: 2017-12916
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-21
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) invites public comment on the renewal of Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval for an existing collection of information. The information collection is entitled, ``Grant and Cooperative Agreement Provisions.''
Information Collection: Notices, Instructions and Reports to Workers: Inspection and Investigations
Document Number: 2017-12915
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-21
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) invites public comment on the renewal of Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval for an existing collection of information. The information collection is entitled, ``Notices, Instructions and Reports to Workers: Inspection and Investigations.''
Sunshine Act Meeting Notice
Document Number: 2017-12931
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-20
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Applications for Nuclear Power Plants
Document Number: 2017-12837
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-20
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is issuing for public comment a draft regulatory guide (DG), DG-1325, ``Applications for Nuclear Power Plants.'' This guidance is proposed Revision 1 to Regulatory Guide (RG) 1.206, ``Combined License Applications for Nuclear Power Plants (LWR Edition),'' dated June 2007. This proposed revision of RG 1.206 provides revised guidance for prospective applicants regarding the format and content of applications for new nuclear power plants. The proposed revision reflects the lessons learned regarding the review of nuclear power plant applications since 2007. The major change in this revision is the removal of detailed technical information on the format and content of a safety analysis report. Guidance on moving that information to NUREG-0800, ``Standard Review Plan for the Review of Safety Analysis Reports for Nuclear Power Plants: LWR Edition,'' is included in DG-1325.
Decoupling an Assumed Loss of Offsite Power From a Loss-of-Coolant Accident
Document Number: 2017-12792
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2017-06-20
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is discontinuing the rulemaking activity, ``Decoupling an Assumed Loss of Offsite Power from a Loss-of-Coolant Accident'' (the LOOP/LOCA rulemaking), and denying the associated petition for rulemaking (PRM), PRM-50-77. The purpose of this action is to inform members of the public of the discontinuation of the rulemaking activity and the denial of the PRM, and to provide a brief discussion of the NRC's decision regarding the rulemaking activity and PRM. The rulemaking activity will no longer be reported in the NRC's portion of the Unified Agenda of Regulatory and Deregulatory Actions (the Unified Agenda).
Biweekly Notice: Applications and Amendments to Facility Operating Licenses and Combined Licenses Involving No Significant Hazards Considerations
Document Number: 2017-12732
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-19
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Pursuant to Section 189a.(2) of the Atomic Energy Act of 1954, as amended (the Act), the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is publishing this regular biweekly notice. The Act requires the Commission to publish notice of any amendments issued, or proposed to be issued, and grants the Commission the authority to issue and make immediately effective any amendment to an operating license or combined license, as applicable, upon a determination by the Commission that such amendment involves no significant hazards consideration, notwithstanding the pendency before the Commission of a request for a hearing from any person. This biweekly notice includes all notices of amendments issued, or proposed to be issued, from May 23, 2017, to June 2, 2017. The last biweekly notice was published on June 6, 2017.
Information Collection: 10 CFR Part 81, “Standard Specifications for Granting of Patent Licenses”
Document Number: 2017-12725
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-19
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) invites public comment on the renewal of Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval for an existing collection of information. The information collection is entitled, ``Standard Specifications for the Granting of Patent Licenses.''
Honeywell International, Inc.; Metropolis Works
Document Number: 2017-12696
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-19
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is considering an application for the renewal of source materials license, SUB-526, from Honeywell International, Inc. (Honeywell), for its Metropolis Works (MTW) facility, located in Metropolis, Illinois. Honeywell submitted its license renewal application (LRA) by letter dated February 8, 2017. Originally issued on December 17, 1958, the license has been renewed many times, most recently on May 11, 2007. License SUB-526 authorizes Honeywell's MTW facility to convert uranium ore into pure uranium hexafluoride, via the dry conversion process, for use in enrichment operations. In its February 8, 2017, LRA, Honeywell requests a renewed license term of 40 years.
Atomic Safety and Licensing Board; In the Matter of Nextera Energy Seabrook, LLC (Seabrook Station, Unit One)
Document Number: 2017-12357
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-16
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Information Collection: Licensing Requirements for the Independent Storage of Spent Nuclear Fuel, High-Level Radioactive Waste and Reactor-Related Greater Than Class C Waste
Document Number: 2017-12383
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-15
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) invites public comment on the renewal of Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval for an existing collection of information. The information collection is entitled, ``Licensing Requirements for the Independent Storage of Spent Nuclear Fuel, High-Level Radioactive Waste and Reactor-Related Greater than Class C Waste.''
In the Matter of Florida Power & Light Company (Turkey Point Units 6 and 7)
Document Number: 2017-12358
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-14
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions, Atomic Safety and Licensing Board
South Carolina Electric & Gas Company, South Carolina Public Service Authority; Virgil C. Summer Nuclear Station, Units 2 and 3; Boric Acid Storage Tank Changes
Document Number: 2017-12337
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-14
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is granting an exemption to allow a departure from the certification information of Tier 1 of the generic design control document (DCD) and is issuing License Amendment No. 73 to Combined Licenses (COLs), NPF-93 and NPF- 94. The COLs were issued to South Carolina Electric & Gas Company, (SCE&G); for construction and operation of the Virgil C. Summer Nuclear Station (VCSNS) Units 2 and 3, located in Fairfield County, South Carolina. The granting of the exemption allows the changes to Tier 1 information asked for in the amendment. Because the acceptability of the exemption was determined in part by the acceptability of the amendment, the exemption and amendment are being issued concurrently.
Southern Nuclear Operating Company; Vogtle Electric Generating Plant, Units 3 and 4; Boric Acid Storage Tank Changes
Document Number: 2017-12335
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-14
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is granting an exemption to allow a departure from the certification information of Tier 1 of the generic design control document (DCD) and is issuing License Amendment Nos. 78 and 77 to Combined Licenses (COLs), NPF-91 and NPF-92 for the Vogtle Electric Generating Plant (VEGP) Units 3 and 4, respectively. The COLs were issued to Southern Nuclear Operating Company (SNC), and Georgia Power Company, Oglethorpe Power Corporation, MEAG Power SPVM, LLC, MEAG Power SPVJ, LLC, MEAG Power SPVP, LLC, Authority of Georgia, and the City of Dalton, Georgia (the licensee) for construction and operation of the Vogtle Electric Generating Station (VEGP) Units 3 and 4, located in Burke County, Georgia. The granting of the exemption allows the changes to Tier 1 information asked for in the amendment. Because the acceptability of the exemption was determined in part by the acceptability of the amendment, the exemption and amendment are being issued concurrently.
Information Collection: 10 CFR Part 4, Nondiscrimination in Federally Assisted Commission Programs
Document Number: 2017-12333
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-14
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) invites public comment on the renewal of Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval for an existing collection of information. The information collection is entitled, ``Nondiscrimination in Federally Assisted Commission Programs.''
Virginia Electric and Power Company; North Anna Unit 3
Document Number: 2017-12271
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-14
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has issued a combined license (No. NPF-103) to Virginia Electric and Power Company (doing business as Dominion Virginia Power) for North Anna Unit 3. In addition, the NRC has prepared a Summary Record of Decision (ROD) that supports the NRC's decision to issue the above-named combined license.
Entergy Nuclear Operations, Inc.; Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Station; Independent Spent Fuel Storage Installation
Document Number: 2017-12270
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-14
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is issuing an exemption in response to a request submitted by Entergy Nuclear Operations, Inc. (Entergy) on November 9, 2016, and supplemented on January 9, 2017, for its general license to operate an independent spent fuel storage installation (ISFSI) at the Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Station (VYNPS). This exemption would permit the VYNPS to load and store certain low-enriched channeled undamaged fuel assemblies with higher enriched fuel assemblies in the same HI-STORM 100 multi-purpose canister (MPC)-68M using Certificate of Compliance (CoC) No. 1014, Amendment No. 10.
Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards (ACRS); Meeting of the ACRS Subcommittee on APR1400; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 2017-12268
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-14
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Meeting Notice
Document Number: 2017-12245
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-13
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The American Centrifuge Lead Cascade Facility in Piketon, Ohio
Document Number: 2017-12139
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-13
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is issuing an environmental assessment (EA) and a finding of no significant impact regarding a request from American Centrifuge Operating, LLC (ACO or the licensee). ACO is authorized to possess and use special nuclear material (SNM), source material, and byproduct material at its Lead Cascade Facility (LCF) in Ohio under NRC License SNM-7003, issued in 2004. ACO requested the NRC's approval to ship radioactively contaminated and non-contaminated classified matter and waste from the LCF to the Nevada National Security Site (NNSS) operated by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). The classified matter and waste would be permanently buried at the NNSS. ACO operated the LCF on DOE's site in Piketon, Ohio, where a gaseous diffusion uranium enrichment plant had previously operated. The LCF was operated as a test facility using centrifuges to enrich uranium, and provided reliability, performance, cost and other data for use in deciding whether to construct and operate a commercial uranium enrichment plant at DOE's Piketon, Ohio, site.
Superseded or Outdated Generic Communications
Document Number: 2017-12138
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-13
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is withdrawing the selected generic communications because their guidance no longer provides useful information, their guidance is superseded by updated guidance, or the information can be more effectively made available to interested stakeholders by other means.
U.S. Department of Energy; Three Mile Island 2 Independent Spent Fuel Storage Installation
Document Number: 2017-12137
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-13
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) reviewed an application by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) for an amendment to Materials License No. SNM-2508, for the Three Mile Island 2 (TMI-2) independent spent fuel storage installation (ISFSI), located on the Idaho National Engineering Laboratory in Butte County, Idaho. The amendment revises the licensee delegation of authority in the license, the technical specifications, and the final safety analysis report. These documents currently delegate authority under the license to the Manager, DOE Idaho Operations Office. The amendment would replace that reference with the Deputy Manager, Idaho Cleanup Project in each of the documents.
U.S. Department of Energy; Fort St. Vrain Independent Spent Fuel Storage Installation
Document Number: 2017-12136
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-13
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) reviewed an application by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) for an amendment to Materials License No. SNM-2504, for the Fort St. Vrain (FSV) independent spent fuel storage installation (ISFSI), located in Platteville, Colorado. The amendment revises the licensee delegation of authority in the license, the technical specifications, and the final safety analysis report. These documents currently delegate authority under the license to the Manager, DOE Idaho Operations Office. The amendment would replace that reference with the Deputy Manager, Idaho Cleanup Project in each of the documents.
U.S. Department of Energy; Idaho Spent Fuel Facility Independent Spent Fuel Storage Installation
Document Number: 2017-12135
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-13
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) reviewed an application by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) for an amendment to Materials License No. SNM-2512, for the Idaho Spent Fuel Facility independent spent fuel storage installation (ISFSI), located on the Idaho National Engineering Laboratory in Butte County, Idaho. The amendment revises the licensee delegation of authority in the license, the technical specifications, and the final safety analysis report. These documents currently delegate authority under the license to the Manager, DOE Idaho Operations Office. The amendment would replace that reference with the Deputy Manager, Idaho Cleanup Project in each of the documents.
U.S. Department of Energy Idaho Operations Office; Three Mile Island Unit 2 Independent Spent Fuel Storage Installation; Renewal of Special Nuclear Materials License
Document Number: 2017-12022
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-09
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has received and is considering an application for the renewal of special nuclear materials (SNM) License No. SNM-2508, which currently authorizes the U.S. Department of Energy Idaho Operations Office (DOE-ID) to receive, possess, transfer, and store radioactive material from the Three Mile Island Unit 2 (TMI-2) reactor core in the TMI-2 independent spent fuel storage installation (ISFSI). The renewed license would authorize DOE- ID to continue to store the radioactive material in the TMI-2 ISFSI for an additional 20 years from March 19, 2019, the expiration date of the original license.
In the Matter of Toby Lashley
Document Number: 2017-11925
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-08
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is issuing an Order prohibiting Mr. Toby Lashley from involvement in NRC-licensed activities for a period of 1 year. The Order also requires Mr. Lashley to notify the NRC of any current involvement in NRC-licensed activities. Additionally, Mr. Lashley is required to notify the NRC of his first employment in NRC-licensed activities for a period of one year following the 1-year prohibition period.
Sunshine Act Meeting Notice
Document Number: 2017-11880
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-07
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
South Carolina Electric & Gas Company; South Carolina Public Service Authority, Virgil C. Summer Nuclear Station, Units 2 and 3; Passive Core Cooling System (PXS) Condensate Return
Document Number: 2017-11803
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-07
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is granting an exemption to allow a departure from the certification information of Tier 1 of the generic design control document (DCD) and is issuing License Amendment No. 61 to Combined Licenses (COL), NPF-93 and NPF-94, respectively. The COLs were issued to South Carolina Electric & Gas Company and the South Carolina Public Service Authority, (both collectively referred to as the licensee) for construction and operation of the Virgil C. Summer Nuclear Station (VCSNS) Units 2 and 3, located in Fairfield County, South Carolina. The granting of the exemption allows the changes to Tier 1 information asked for in the amendment. Because the acceptability of the exemption was determined in part by the acceptability of the amendment, the exemption and amendment are being issued concurrently.
Sunshine Act Meeting Notice
Document Number: 2017-11731
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-06
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Entergy Nuclear Operations, Inc.; Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Station, Independent Spent Fuel Storage Installation
Document Number: 2017-11687
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-06-06
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is considering an exemption request from Entergy Nuclear Operations, Inc. (Entergy) to allow the Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Station (VYNPS) to load higher enriched fuel assemblies with certain lower enriched fuel assemblies in the same HI-STORM 100 multi-purpose canister (MPC) using Certificate of Compliance (CoC) No. 1014, Amendment No. 10. The NRC prepared an environmental assessment (EA) documenting its finding. The NRC concluded that the proposed action would have no significant environmental impact. Accordingly, the NRC staff is issuing a finding of no significant impact (FONSI) associated with the proposed exemption.
List of Approved Spent Fuel Storage Casks: NAC International MAGNASTOR® Cask System; Certificate of Compliance No. 1031, Amendment No. 7
Document Number: 2017-11682
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2017-06-06
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is proposing to amend its spent fuel storage regulations by revising the NAC International (NAC), MAGNASTOR[supreg] Cask System listing within the ``List of approved spent fuel storage casks'' to include Amendment No. 7 to Certificate of Compliance (CoC) No. 1031. Amendment No. 7 provides a new Passive MAGNASTOR[supreg] Transfer Cask and associated Technical Specification (TS) changes in Appendices A and B, and updates Section 4.3.1(i) in Appendix A of the TSs to include revised seismic requirements. Clarifying (non-technical) changes were also made to Appendices A and B.